Uganda Safaris & Gorilla trekking Rwanda

Our Uganda Safaris and Rwanda tours include game drives, walking safaris, mountain trekking, and community visits. The majority offer a broad range of wildlife to view, and with all our tours which includes; Chimpanzee tracking, Gorilla trekking, Community tours, Birding Safaris, Rafting & Kayaking on River Nile, Hiking and nature walks, we also make a contribution to local community projects we are supporting in and around the National parks visited. We are represented on SafariBookings.com

Our tailor made and custom Gorilla Safaris takes you to either the famous Bwindi Impenetrable Forest National Park and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda or Volcanoes National Park of Rwanda for mountain Gorilla trekking. Take a lifetime opportunity to meet the world’s remaining mountain Gorillas face to face before they get extinct. Your African Safari would not be complete without meeting these critically endangered primates in their natural habitat, only possible in Uganda, Rwanda or Democratic Republic of Congo.

Budget Uganda Safaris

3 days Gorilla trekking Bwindi

Start From $250.0 to $430 per person
3 days Gorilla tracking Bwindi

Depart in the morning after a warm breakfast and our driver will pick you from your accommodation…

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3 days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale

Start From $450.0 to $620.0 $ per person
3 Days Chimp Tracking Kibale

Kibale Forest is one of the best places in Uganda to see wild chimpanzees and other species…

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3 days Murchison falls Safaris

Start From $375.0 to 575.0 per person
3 Days Murchison falls Safaris

Murchison Falls trip will you bring closer to the Rhinos in the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary…

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4 days Gorilla trekking Bwindi

Start From $1344 For 2 People per person
4 days Gorilla tracking Safari

This experience trip brings the Gorillas and nature trek to the Diana Fossey and the genocide memorial center in the Kigali city.

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3 days Chimpanzee tracking Kibale

Start From $1600.0 per person
7 Days Queen & Gorilla Trekking

Journey through the primal forests of Uganda in search for primates before embarking on a thrilling wildlife experience.

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3 days Murchison falls Safaris

Start From $1300.0 to 2100.0 per person
11 Days Uganda Birding Safari

This trip takes you to the most rewarding birding spots that will enrich your short birding trip to Uganda.

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Why choose us
Happy Clients

With the hundreds of tourists, we have handled in Uganda and Rwanda, we are happy to report that our clients have left with memorable experiences from the Gorillas, water safaris and wildlife hence writing back with excitement and recommendations.

Great Choice

Travelling with us helps you to reduce the cost of brokers since you will directly tailor your trip with the one of us who will work on your trip from Inquiry, putting up the itinerary and onto the field. This makes us your great choice. “Pick one of us and have your trip memorable.

Reliability

Being based in Uganda, the hidden Pearl of Africa, allows us to offer a unique range of safari experiences providing outstanding value. We are well represented in the USA, UK, and Denmark as well we are affiliated to all the Tourism organizations and association in Uganda as well as International organizations that have trusted us with their project operations like, The Queen Elizabeth Parks Twinning project and The Nature’s Frontline.

Important Information

…A child on a trip

Interested in doing something more with your vacation, safari or tour? We are here for your purposeful travel. With so many kids less fortunate than those of us who can afford to travel, the underprivileged kids in our schools needing friendship that we create can crown your holiday. Spend a day or more with a Ugandan kid from one of our community based schools under our sponsorship in Ishasha Queen Elizabeth National park. The awe of seeing wild animals so close, the beauty of the savannah, dining and to share stories with them is simply magical. These kids will never forget their time with you! You will too be amazed by the people you meet and experience. Not forgetting, this experience is at no extra cost!

Interesting Uganda Facts You Need To Know

Uganda is an Eastern African country. The country has a very rich wildlife. The tourist infrastructure in the country is well developed. Wildlife in Uganda has nearly 1061 different species of birds and has mountain gorillas, chimpanzee etc. Uganda can be a perfect holiday spot for those who like to travel in tropical climate. Apart from various wildlife species, there are some interesting facts about Uganda as a country that are worth noting.
The official national language of Uganda is English, but languages like Arabic, Swahili, Ganda are also used. It has nearly 1/3rd Christian population and same number of Protestants. The other major religions in Uganda are Muslim and indigenous beliefs. Some more interesting Uganda facts are listed below:
1. Very Good Hospitality: – Ugandans are known for their…More Facts.

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Common Tips

Visa and entry requirements

Touring Uganda has never been easier than it is today, no barriers in the entry requirements, since all you need is a visa, which may be acquired at a consular, high commission or embassy of Uganda in your area. On the other hand, you need to have your credentials and a few of the following vaccinations. [Some of which are optional], you can still get a visa on arrival at the Entebbe international airport and at our major entry points.
Yellow fever vaccine is essential and compulsory
Hepatitis A and B, Meningitis, Tetanus and Typhoid are also recommended if you expect to get closer to wild animals.

Applying for a visa

You can acquire a visa at the Uganda’s high commission or embassy in your country of residence or on arrival at the Entebbe international airport, if you travel with all your relevant documentation and identification.
The charges for Uganda’s tourist visa US$ 50

East Africa tourist visa;

The East Africa tourist visa will allow you travel between Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda with the same multiple entry visa. This visa is the result of the joint initiative made by the heads of states of the respective counties to boost regional travel and create opportunities for tourists to explore the diversity of east Africa.
Travelers from any country can obtain the multiple entry visa that will allow entry to the Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda for tourism for a period of 90 days
Eligible person: tourists, no restriction on country of origin
Dependents: all persons must apply in their own right
Travel documents: all tourists must have an official and genuine international passport, valid for not less than 6 months from the time of visa application
Visa fees: USD 100 per visa
Validity of visa: 90 days
Single or multiple entry: Multiple entry to the three countries
Visa extension: An East Africa tourist visa shall not be extended
Country of entry: The holder of the East Africa visa shall enter from the country that issued the visa and move within the other countries without applying for another visa

Weather and climate

Uganda experiences a temperate climate even though the majority of the country is within the tropics with temperatures between 16-26’c for the majority of the year [April – November]. However during the warmer months [December – March] temperatures reach in excess of 30’c
In general the climate of Uganda is mainly influenced by; the dry N.E. and northern air masses which cause the dry weather in much of the north. Easterlies which becomes moist after blowing over Lake Victoria thus causing the wet conditions in much of the south. The presence of Lake Victoria which supplies moisture that makes the south moist. Were it not for Lake Victoria, Uganda would be a drier country due to sappiness.

Culture

Uganda being situated at the geographical heart of African continent, it has long been a cultural melting pot, as evidenced by the existence of 30-plus different indigenous languages belonging to five distinct linguistic groups, and an equally diverse cultural mosaic of music, art and handicrafts. The country’s most ancient inhabitants, confined to the hilly southwest, are the Batwa and Bambute Pygmies, relics of the hunter-gatherer cultures that once occupied much of East Africa to leave behind a rich legacy of rock paintings, such as at the Nyero rock shelter near Kumi

Health tips

Travelling to Uganda will require you to come along with the following;
Anti malaria drugs
Safety kit that include bandages and cut plasters
Anti food poisoning tablets
Insect repellants
Sunscreen

Clothing tips

An assortment of long trousers, long sleeved shirts, rain jackets, warm jumpers.
Good tracking shoes/boots.
Light backpack
Hat or cap

Photography

Carry along enough memory sticks for the adventure
Flash picture are not recommended to animals

Acquiring the East Africa Tourist Visa.

Acquiring the East Africa has been made simpler. Tourists are now eligible to acquire an East Africa Tourist Visa online prior to arrival to allow you visit the three East African countries:
Uganda Online Visa – visas.immigration.go.ug
Kenya Online Visa – www.ecitizen.go.ke
Rwanda Online Visa – www.migration.gov.rw

When planning to visit one or more of the above countries, plan to apply for an East Africa Tourist Visa. The three countries entry visa can be applied online using the website of the country where your trip will begin.
Visa online application guidelines:

Kindly get all the required information prepared to use on to the application when prompted to upload them. Confirm that you entered the e-mail address correctly, this will be used as you main contact between the immigration of the country you applied from and you the applicant. Note; if you do not get a reply of your application from the immigration department within the given time, kindly be advised to contact your travel agent or ground handler for assistance. Prior to applying for the visa, check with your country’s embassy to ascertain if you are required to apply for a visa to enter Uganda.

Well, you are still capable of applying for the visa on arrival at the Entebbe International airport though, the option shall be soon scraped.

Print your visa, once received so that it can be easy for you on arrival as you process your entry at the immigration.

For any questions and guidance about how to apply for the East Africa Tourist visa, please get in touch with us via email at; sales@rangelandsafaris.com

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PRIMATE SAFARIS

Our primate experiences mainly focus on Mountain Gorilla and chimpanzee tracking safaris in Uganda and Rwanda.

WILDLIFE SAFARIS

Wildlife tours including activities such as Game watching during game drives and launch cruises to see different animal species.

BIRDING SAFARIS

Uganda is one of Africa’s richest areas for birds with hundreds of species including tens of endemics almost allover the country.

MOUNTAIN HIKING

Explore the adventure of mountain climbing in Africa with an ultimate test to hike to the highest peaks of the challenging Rwenzoris.